General Evolution Resources

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center Education and Outreach Group

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The NESCent site includes information about education initiatives at NESCent, resources for educators and products, including previous NABT symposia.

AAAS Evolution on the Front Line

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Resources and information on recent evolutionary research.


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Information about the seven bioscience challenges, including interviews, articles, and lessons. Some articles also available in Spanish.

Access Excellence

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This site has a variety of educational resources, including interactive problems, lessons developed by educators, and images.


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This site contains computer based tools and problem spaces developed by the educational community.

Evolution: Education and Outreach

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This journal focuses on teaching evolution K-16. Articles include research, pedagogy, policy, current events and lessons. Content is available free online.

Evolution and the Nature of Science (ENSI)

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This site has lesson plans and general information about evolution, the nature of science, origin of life and genetics.

Evolutionary Science and Society: Educating a New Generation View Website
Evolutionary Science and Society: Activities for the Classroom View Website

This collection of essays and evolution-focused activities was designed by BSCS to accompany the 2004 Evolutionary Science and Society: Educating a New Generation symposium.

Howard Hughes Medical Institutes

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Holiday Lectures 2005 Holiday Lectures on Evolution.

Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT)

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This site has a collection of lessons and resources from educators on a variety of topics.

The New York Times on Darwin and Evolution

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This page includes an archive of materials from the 150th anniversary of the publication of “The Origin of Species” as well as recent columns by Olivia Judson and Sean Carroll on evolution.

NSF: Evolution of Evolution

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From the National Science Foundation
This site includes interviews with and essays by a variety of scientists in honor of the 150th anniversary of the publication of “The Origin of Species.”

PBS Evolution Series

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This series covers various aspects of evolution. The web site has resources for educators and students, including video clips, lessons, and interactive activities.

Understanding Evolution

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This site is for students and teachers, grades 6-12, and includes articles, lesson plans and general information.